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Who is Super Smart Service? Profile of company that owns warehouse ravaged by huge fire

Huge plumes of smoke could be seen towering over the Cannock skyline as firefighters attempted to quell a blaze that has devastated a fulfilment centre headquarters.

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The Super Smart Service headquarters building on Cley Road, Cannock, was gutted by a large fire at around 6.30am on Thursday, reducing much of the warehouse to rubble in a blaze that could be seen for over 20 miles.

Residents were told to close their windows and avoid the area while firefighters worked to douse the flames, while stark video and photos by Express & Star photographers show the extent of the damage caused by the gigantic blaze.

The building is owned by distributions solutions group, Super Smart Service, which uses the warehouse on the Kingswood Lakeside Employment Park as its main office.

We've now set out a profile of Super Smart Service amid one of the largest fires in recent Staffordshire history.

Collecting the masks from Super Smart Service’s warehouse in Cannock is Cannock Chase Council’s Managing Director, Tony McGovern, alongside the General Manager of Super Smart Service, Charles Lu, and Head of UK and European Operations – Zongteng Group, Michael Cheng